CHANGES TO GEORGIA DRUG LAWS STARTING JULY 1 2024

Posted by Megan GroutMay 28, 20240 Comments

NEW CHANGES TO GEORGIA DRUG LAWS STARTING JULY 1, 2024      As many of you know, Georgia drug laws are complicated and constantly changing. In May of 2024, Governor Kemp signed into law some changes in the Georgia Hemp law that will affect everyone - whether you live in Georgia, are here vistin...

Possession Crimes in Georgia - Understanding the Law

Posted by Megan GroutApr 29, 20240 Comments

Charged with Possession of Drugs? Weapons? Stolen Goods? What You Must Know About Georgia Law When it comes to criminal charges, one of the most important issues is often possession. This could be possession of drugs, possession of weapons, possesion stolen goods or something else. It is extrem...

Charged with Shoplifting? Georgia Law Explained

Posted by Megan GroutApr 07, 20240 Comments

Charged with Shoplifting? Georgia Law Explained      Shoplifting is a very common reason for arrest in Georgia. But the law can get complicated depending on how the shoplifting occurred or how many prior convictions you may have. I'm going to break down the law to help you better understand what...

Fleeing and Eluding - The Scary Truth About Georgia Law

Posted by Megan GroutMar 31, 20240 Comments

Fleeing and Eluding - The Scary Truth About Georgia Law We have seen such a huge increase in charges for Fleeing and Eluding lately in Georgia. In part, it's no doubt because of an increase in people running from the police. But as a result of the increase in these incidents, it means that more ...

Can I End My Probation Early In Georgia? Good News!

Posted by Megan GroutMar 13, 20240 Comments

Can I End My Probation Early In Georgia? Good news! If you've been on probation for a while in Georgia, and you still have more to go, you might be wondering if there is a way to end it early, or whether you are required to wait out the full length of probation. I have good news. Yes, there may ...

What is a Calendar Call? Answers to Your Questions

Posted by Megan GroutMar 10, 20240 Comments

What Is A Calendar Call? Answers to Your Questions This part of the criminal trial process can be very confusing for people. I would say it is especially confusing if the notice you get in the mail also has jury trial weeks listed on it. Let me explain the process in basic terms. 

FAQ - Aggravated Assault In Georgia 2024

Posted by Megan GroutMar 07, 20240 Comments

FAQ: Aggravated Assault in Georgia 2024 Here are answers to some common questions about Aggravated Assault in Georgia. I published a blog post in 2022 to help answer people's basic questions about being arrested for Aggravated Assault. Here are more questions I often get about this very common arrest.

Help! How Do I Bail Someone Out of Jail?

Posted by Megan GroutMar 03, 20240 Comments

Help! How Do I Bail Someone Out Of Jail in Georgia? Finding out a friend or loved one has been arrested can be a scary and confusing experience. You want to help them immediately but you don't know where to start. Let me give you a roadmap on some of the things you need to do to get them out.  ...

What If A Victim Doesn't Want to Press Charges?

Posted by Megan GroutMar 01, 20240 Comments

What If The Victim Doesn't Want to Press Charges? If you've been arrested for a crime that involves a victim or victims, sometimes those victims will tell you that they don't want to press charges. This makes you wonder if that means the entire case will be dismissed. I get this question regular...

Is Marijuana Legal in Georgia in 2024?

Posted by Megan GroutFeb 21, 20240 Comments

2024 Marijuana Laws In Georgia Is Marijuana Legal In Georgia Now?      The short answer is still NO for most people. Georgia is still way behind many states in legalizing marijuana. The laws in Georgia are constantly changing and the questions I get most often are about what are the current weed laws in ...

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